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November 13, 2017
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Why Have I Turned Into A Technophobe?

I am not sure if it’s a sign that I am getting old, or it is maybe because I don’t work outside the home? The thing is I have self-diagnosed myself, I have a condition called Technophobia. This is the fear or dislike of advanced technology or complex devices. I’m […]
November 11, 2017
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The Secret Saboteur Inside Of Me

Sometimes I watch my boys playing with their toy blocks. The eldest will carefully place one on top of the other, strategically, methodically. In a couple of minutes he has created a perfect tower, strong and steady. Then, like clockwork, the youngest will bound over and smash it to bits. […]
November 11, 2017
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Calling BS On…Trying To Be Good

It’s an innocuous enough phrase that gets a lot of use wherever you will find women gathered. “No thanks, I’m trying to be good.” Crack open a packet of biscuits and offer them around to a group of women, and I guarantee you someone will respond with those few words. […]
November 8, 2017
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Airbnb Have A Listing For A Lego House… And It’s Real

What did we ever do before Airbnb? The house sharing platform certainly has some wonderful, weird and downright wacky listings. If you’re a Lego fan, its latest listing is a dream come true. You can now stay in a house made entirely of Lego. The house in Billund, Denmark is […]
November 8, 2017
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Nagging Helps Your Daughter Become More Successful, Study Finds

Clothes strewn around her room, homework not done, chores unfinished. If you’re a parent you often find yourself on repeat? Or feel that you must be doing something wrong? But next time you feel bad about nagging your daughter, take note of this study. The researchers found that girls with […]
November 7, 2017
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8 Ways To Survive A Play Centre

1. Never go alone. Always bring a friend, preferably one with an older child. Use their child to help locate your missing toddlers who have somehow found the highest point in the play-centre frame, invisible to their panicked mothers’ eyes. 2. Do not wear a dress or a short top […]

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